A group of successful entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneurs Council weighs in on the potential impacts of this technology
Expand globally the smart way.
Don’t let that money walk out the door.
It’s essential if you’re going to move your company forward.
Hiring people around the globe can supercharge your startup—if you treat them well.
Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council. Recently, Uber and other companies that provide on-demand services have been under the regulatory microscope. Despite these setbacks, it’s still a great industry to get into, full of potential advantages for a would-be entrepreneur. That said, there are a few best practices that […]
The right talent changes everything.
Hire smartly and automate what you can.
Lots of users is fine. Active ones are better.
Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council. In an early-stage startup, you may not have much in the way of cash to offer new hires. While you’ll often hear advice about how to structure equity for technical hires, deciding how to compensate other key hires—from cofounders to sales staff—isn’t as […]
It can’t be about salary—so what do you do?
Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council. Lean startup methodology—rapidly building and testing, iterating on your product and releases and validating what you’ve learned—can help you get to market quicker and avoid developing a product no one wants. That’s the goal, at least. But what’s the impact on a real, […]
There’s a fine line between tossing something together to learn and releasing a product that’s not ready.
Customer service at scale is hard. Here’s how to do it.
Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council. Raising rounds of venture capital is the goal for many companies: An influx of cash is certainly the fastest way to jump-start your growth and start hitting key milestones more quickly. But venture capital isn’t a silver bullet, and it’s not the right […]
10 pros and cons.
How to scope it out to avoid missteps.
Among them: Make sure you have a good product you can actually ship.
Watch those credit-card expirations.
Beware “big fish” syndrome.